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Twenty-seven years. 56,000 leaders. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them. Email us if you have a story to share.

 

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Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 20, 2018
These alumni are leading social innovation projects that are changing the game for their students. They are the winners of this year’s Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Social Innovation Award, renamed in honor of longtime TFA supporters.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 12, 2018
Your experience as a teacher will give you the opportunity to build a unique set of leadership skills that you can draw upon throughout your career.
Education & Issues
By Jessica Fregni
July 10, 2018
As more companies recognize the importance of diversity in the workplace, TFA alums are helping to bring DEI training to companies and organizations.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 28, 2018
Years after their lives were touched by Teach For America corps members who served as their teachers, a second—and now, even third—generation of students are following in their footsteps.
Students & Communities
June 25, 2018
We’re celebrating stories of courage and collective impact in action from immigrant leaders in the Teach For America network
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 22, 2018
TFA alumni are working tirelessly to advocate for families impacted by shifting immigration policies.
One Day
By Joel Serin-Christ
June 12, 2018
Because at some point we all put ketchup on Cheez-Its and called it lunch. Right?
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 11, 2018
Find answers to your burning questions about summer training for Teach For America corps members.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
June 11, 2018
When the criminal justice system snares the victims of human trafficking, Amy Martoche uses her judicial powers not to incarcerate them, but to give them a new start.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
June 11, 2018
A mentoring program founded by two former teachers-turned-social entrepreneurs aims to give low-income girls the mojo they need to succeed.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
June 11, 2018
Critics say New Jersey’s youth prisons are wildly expensive and a relic of the past.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
From a nun who uses Snapchat to connect with believers to a lawyer who fights for Muslims’ constitutional rights, these alums put faith at the center of all they do.
One Day
June 11, 2018
Texas is in the midst of an ambitious effort to spread its school turnaround successes statewide. Two principals and a state education leader share what they’re learning by doing.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
When Adnan met Christina, two people with their eyes on the stars turned their focus to one another.
One Day
By Ting Yu
June 11, 2018
A handful of companies are starting to provide a novel benefit: a coach to help parents navigate school and higher ed systems
One Day
By Leah Fabel
June 11, 2018
Residents of Lorain, Ohio, defend its rich history and community spirit, while outsiders hear only about its missteps and failures. As a new leader steps in, students weigh in.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
We asked educators: If money were no object and every permission slip was signed, where in the world (or beyond) would you take your students?
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
The points this unified basketball team puts on a scoreboard are far from their most impressive feat. That would be the friendships made on the court.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
In the Rio Grande Valley, a group of film students are creating prize-winning work that reflects the better world they want to live in.
One Day
June 11, 2018
A project to build up book collections for LGBTQ youth inspired these suggestions for your own reading list (and your classroom).

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